8 Great Things to Know for WORLD OF PROM and the August Atlanta Apparel Market

It’s Market time again! Make the most of the Augusts Atlanta Apparel Market and the WORLD OF PROM Market with this quick round up of updates.

  1. When Market is Open

The August Atlanta Apparel Market and the WORLD OF PROM Market are operating on new date patterns.

Atlanta Apparel
Showrooms: August 1 – 5, 2017
Temporaries: August 2 – 5, 2017

Tuesday, August 1
9 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Wednesday, August 2
9 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Thursday, August 3
9 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Friday, August 4
9 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Saturday, August 5
9 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Shop late! Accessories booths on Floor 2 stay open until 7 p.m. on Thursday and selected showrooms on Floor 8 stay open until 8 p.m. on Friday.
Temporaries close at 3 p.m. on Saturday

World of Prom
Showrooms: August 1 – 5, 2017
Temporaries: August 1 – 4, 2017

  1. Where to find product

Atlanta Apparel has one more floor of product at the August 2017 Market. Floor 14 features social occasion product, a resource center and a trend studio.

Product is laid out as so:
Floor 2  AmericasMart Premiere® – Contemporary, Resort & YC Apparel, Accessories & Shoes
Floor 3  READY! – Ready-to-Wear ; J.F.A – Jewelry & Fashion Accessories ;Packaging, Display, Fixtures
Floor 4  NOW! – Young Contemporary ; Shoe Studio ; IMPULSE! – Cash & Carry
Floor 5 NOW! Young Contemporary
Floor 6 Immediate Resources: Fine Jewelry
Floor 7 Immediate Resources: Apparel, Accessories & Jewelry
Floor 8 Fashion Accessories & Shoes
Floor 9  Women’s & Men’s Apparel ; AmericasMart Premiere® Contemporary Co-Op
Floor 10  Social Occasion
Floor 11 Women’s & Men’s Apparel ; AmericasMart Premiere® Contemporary Apparel
Floor 12 Social Occasion
Floor 13 Children’s World & Maternity
Floor 14 Social Occasion

  1. When To Catch A Show

One of the most exciting parts of Market is the fashion shows. In August 2017, buyers have the opportunity to see two Prom shows, a children’s show and six Daily Struts.

Tuesday, August 1, 2017 World of Prom Fashion Show Featuring Exhibitors from Floor 14 6:15 p.m. Floor 15, Fashion Theatre
Wednesday, August 2, 2017 Children’s World Fashion Show 6:15 p.m. Floor 13, NW Quadrant
Wednesday, August 2, 2017 The Daily Strut Featuring Floor 5 (Young Contemporary) 3:00 p.m. Floor 2, Fashion Runway
Wednesday, August 2, 2017 The Daily Strut Sponsored by HYFVE Noon Floor 2, Fashion Runway
Wednesday, August 2, 2017 World of Prom Fashion Show Featuring Exhibitors from Floors 10 + 12 6:15 p.m. Floor 15, Fashion Theatre
Thursday, August 3, 2017 The Daily Strut Featuring New Exhibitors 3:00 p.m. Floor 2, Fashion Runway
Thursday, August 3, 2017 The Daily Strut Sponsored by Oddi Noon Floor 2, Fashion Runway
Thursday, August 3, 2017 The Matisse Kickoff Party at Atlanta Apparel 6:00 p.m. Floor 2, Atrium
Friday, August 4, 2017 The Daily Strut Featuring Resort 3:00 p.m. Floor 2, Fashion Runway
Friday, August 4, 2017 The Daily Strut Sponsored by Skies are Blue Noon Floor 2, Fashion Runway
  1. Where To Find Food

Floor 1
Market Coffee
Starbucks Coffee, Pastries, Smoothies, Sandwiches, Snacks
Tues – Sat: 7:30 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Fast and Fresh
Breakfast Sandwiches, Starbucks Coffee, Salads, Sandwiches, Cold Drinks, Snacks
Tues – Sat: 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Market Café
Handcrafted Sandwiches, Made-To-Order Burgers, Salads, Entrees
Tues – Sat: 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Floor 2
Green House
Made-To-Order Salads with Choice of Toppings
Wed: 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. | Thurs – Fri: 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. | Sat: 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Cash Bar
Beer, Wine, Cocktails, Snacks
Mon: 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. | Tues – Fri: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. | Sat: 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Jim N Nick’s
BBQ, Chicken, Mac & Cheese
Wed: 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. | Thurs – Fri: 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. | Sat: 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Floor 3
Chicken Salad Chick
Assorted Chicken Salad & Sandwiches
Wed : 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. | Thurs – Fri : 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. | Sat : 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Coffee/Wine Bar
Starbucks Coffee, Espresso Drinks, Pastries, Snacks
Wed – Fri : 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. | Sat : 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Floor 4
Baja Fresh Mexican Grill
Burritos, Quesadillas, Salads
Wed: 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. | Thurs – Fri: 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. | Sat: 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Floor 5
Chick-fil-A
Breakfast & Lunch Sandwiches/Salads
Wed – Fri: 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. | Sat: 8 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Cash Bar
Beer, Wine, Cocktails, Snacks
Wed – Fri: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. | Sat: 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Floor 7
Deli By Design
Handcrafted Sandwiches, Soups, Hot Dogs & Snacks
Tues – Wed: 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. |
Thurs – Sat: 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Cash Bar
Beer, Wine, Cocktails, Snacks
Tues – Sat : 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Floor 9
Fast & Fresh Bistro
Grab and Go & Bistro Box Lunches
Tues – Fri : 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. | Sat : 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Floor 11
Chick-fil-A
Breakfast & Lunch Sandwiches/Salads
Tues – Sat : 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Floor 14
Cash Bar
Beer, Wine, Champagne, Snacks
Tues – Sat : 10 a.m. – 4 p.m

  1. Who’s Wearing What

Atlanta Apparel’s Peaches are back wearing both social occasion and contemporary apparel and accessories.

Catch them throughout the Market.
Tuesday, August 1: Rachel Allen
Wednesday, August 2: Brighton and Forever Unique
Thursday, August 3: Uncommon Fashion, Matisse and Forever Unique
Friday, August 4: BlankSlate
Saturday, August 5: Sheppard & Tucker

  1. Where to be Pampered

Need a refresh during a busy day at Market? Stop by the Glam Stations and get your hair curled, straightened or styled.

Tuesday August 1 – Thursday, August 3
Floor 11
1-4pm
Presented by Drybar

Floor 14
3 pm
Presented by DREAMDRY Buckhead

 

  1. What Are The Photo Ops

Get your ‘gram ready. Head up to Floor 14 to capture the Prom color of the year – Pink – in The Pink Room and top trends for prom 2018 as presented by Seventeen Prom in the Style Studio. Capture yourself on the Runway at Matisse Kickoff Party on Thursday, August 3 at 6 p.m.

If you’re snapping, use the WORLD OF PROM and August Atlanta Apparel geofilters.

Be sure to tag us at @AtlantaApparel, #atlapparel and #onlyinatlanta

  1. Where To Party

At Atlanta Apparel we know how to celebrate! Join us as we toast the industry throughout the Market

Tuesday, August 1, 2017

Floor 14 Ribbon Cutting Celebration
Sponsored by GOVINO and Wedgwood
5:00 p.m.
Floor 14

Tuesday, August 1, 2017
World of Prom Fashion Show Pre-Party
5:30 p.m.
Floor 15, Fashion Theatre

Wednesday, August 2, 2017
Children’s World Fashion Show Pre-Party
5:45 p.m.
Floor 13

Wednesday, August 2, 2017
The Madison James Fashion Show Pre-Party
5:30 p.m.
Floor 15, Fashion Theatre

Thursday, August 3, 2017
The Matisse Kickoff Party at Atlanta Apparel
6:00 p.m.
Floor 2, Atrium

For more information about the August Atlanta Apparel Market visit www.AmericasMart.com/August. For more information about the WORLD OF PROM Market, visit www.AmericasMart.com/WORLDOFPROM.

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